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Collection Level Description: J.P. Jones Manuscripts

Reference: MSS. Top. Devon d. 1-2, e. 1-6
Title: J.P. Jones Manuscripts
Dates of Creation: 1810-52
Extent: 8 shelfmarks

Language of Material: English



Administrative/Biographical History

John Pike Jones (1790-1857) of Chudleigh, Devon, was an antiquary. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Scope and Content

Collections relating to Devonshire compiled by John Pike Jones.

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The manuscripts were bought from S. Drayton & Sons in 1884.

Access Conditions

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Further Information

Finding Aids

Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. V, nos. 29462-9.

Access Points

Jones | John Pike | 1790-1857 | Antiquary

Devon (England)


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